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Parish concert event: Dark Nights, Radiant Light: Meditations in Eastertide through Song, Image, Word, and Silence

Centred on the themes of Mercy, Grace, Faith, and Love, this program offers four meditations on the journey of faith through the darkness of our hearts to the Light of New Life in Christ. Featuring songs written and performed by soprano Catherine Schwartz in collaboration with cellist Greg Weeks and harpist Susan Sweeney Hermon, paintings by Annegret Hunter, and readings by Lucy-Ann Kubina from the works of Underhill, Julian of Norwich, L'Engle, Donne, and Herbert, the program also includes opportunities for silent reflection. Reception to follow.

Darkness and Light

by Rev. Canon Stewart Murray

This article appears in the March issue of Crosstalk, the newspaper of the Diocese of Ottawa

Holy Week, especially Good Friday, and Easter are an invitation that God gives us to reflect on the challenges and difficulties we all face. They are also times that speak to me of the possibilities of change and renewal.

Joy

By Rev. Canon Stewart Murray
This article appears in the January edition of Crosstalk, the newspaper of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa

Throughout the Christmas season the words and the themes that seemed to be everywhere were joy and wonder. They were present not only in the wonderful carols, but in the scripture readings and in the liturgies that were offered. This theme of joy and wonder continues into the Epiphany season that leads us to the season of Lent.

Sorrow and Hope

by the Reverend Canon Stewart Murray

This article appears in the November issue of Crosstalk, the newspaper of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa.